Complex Congenital Heart Disease: Double Switch Surgery

Bennett was born, uh August 28th, 2013, everything seemed really normal. At his two month checkup, the pediatrician found a heart murmur, and, she told us it wasn’t a big deal, maybe get it check out , she recommended Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Little did we know that pretty much our whole world changed when we got up here. Bennett has […]

“Heart-Lung Interactions in Children with Heart Disease” by Dr. Lara Shekerdemian for OPENPediatrics

Welcome to World Shared Practice Forum. I’m Dr. Jeff Burns, Chief of Critical Care at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. We’re very pleased to have with us today, Dr. Lara Shekerdemian. Dr. Shekerdemian is the Chief of Critical Care at the Texas Children’s Hospital, and she is Professor of Pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine. Lara, welcome. […]

CoQ10 Blood Pressure (See What Happens To Your Blood Pressure When You Take CoQ10)

People with high blood pressure have lower than normal levels of CoQ10 in their blood. Conversely, patients with hypertension who took 60 to 120 mg per day of CoQ10 for 6 to 12 weeks saw significant reductions in blood pressure.6 Systolic blood pressure (top number) decreased by 13 to 16 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) decreased between 8 […]

CPC COH2018 | Case 2 | Masked hypertension contributing to severe hypertensive HD

– A 73-year-old lady, a retired pediatrician, who had been followed up with, as Christian mentioned, and our client for a number of years, after being labeled with what we say, labeled essential hypertension in 1994. In terms of other aspects of her background, also high cholesterol, hypothyroidism, obesity and asthma. Her antihypertensive regimen had included a combination of dihydropyridine, […]

After Heart Attack, Turning Scar Tissue Into Heart Cells

bjbjLULU GWEN IFILL: Next, a development that could be good news for millions of heart attack victims. Scientists announced they have managed to convert damaged tissue into functioning heart muscle. The research appeared today in the science journal Nature. NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels has our story, produced in collaboration with KQED San Francisco’s QUEST program. And a note: Some of […]

Coronary Artery Disease: When to Use Medical or Surgical Treatment? (7)

– Treatment of coronary heart disease often focuses on invasive methods. Use of technology is always trendy. Dr. Anton Titov MD Procedures are lucrative for private physician practices. Nevertheless some studies show that medical treatment of coronary heart disease often can be just as effective as surgical and endovascular interventions. How do you treat coronary artery heart disease conservatively in […]

“Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease: Cyanosis” by Michael Freed, MD

Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease in the First Week of Life: Cyanosis, by Dr. Michael Freed. My name is Michael Freed, and I’m a Pediatric Cardiologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and at Harvard Medical School. I want to spend a little time today talking about congenital heart disease in the newborn period. Introduction. Children come in in the first […]